This is a big year for Canada. Our country is celebrating its sesquicentennial, turning 150 years young in July. Countless year-round celebrations are scheduled in Canadian cities and towns of all sizes from coast to coast—for local and international travellers, this couldn’t be better news. While Canada is already a bucket list-destination in its own
Are you heading to Central or South America for some R&R? Be sure to protect yourself against the Zika virus! The Public Health Agency of Canada recently reported an outbreak of Zika virus in Mexico and countries in Central and South America, which is spread via infected mosquitos. Symptoms include: Fever Headache Pink Eye Rashes
Italy is fortunate to have a moderate climate throughout the year, but if you’re like me, you really don’t like summer’s scorching heat and you avoid travelling to hot places. In Italy in the fall, you can easily walk around in a t-shirt or a summer dress and wear a sweater at night; it’s the
If you’re a recreational backcountry skier or splitboarder planning to enjoy the backcountry or slackcountry this winter, TuGo’s Emergency Medical Travel Insurance will cover you for misadventures both on and off the mountain, and on and off-piste too! Despite the dangers of this extreme sport, backcountry recreationalists can be covered by travel insurance.
Over the next few months, TuGo and Money We Have are bringing you the “Cities on a Budget” series. Despite the falling dollar, the US is still the #1 travel destination for Canadians. We’re going to highlight some budget travel tips and things to do in each city including food you must try and any
Saskatchewan has always been close to my heart. For as long as I can remember, we’d take family road trips through the Rocky Mountains to visit my grandparents, camping along the way. The Rockies were spectacular, with their craggy peaks and hairpin turns, but Saskatchewan’s open skies and endless fields took my breath away. When
Below, we answer travellers’ questions about how travel medical insurance works and who foots the bills if you do need emergency medical care on a trip. In most cases, Claims at TuGo can pay the hospital or clinic directly, so you don’t have to pay out-of-pocket! What are out-of-pocket expenses? Depending on how you look
When it comes to travelling, insurance is usually the last thing we think about. It’s so much more fun to think about sipping sangria on the beaches of Spain, or exploring the urban jungles of Japan. However, without the right travel medical insurance, you could be setting yourself up for disaster. Healthcare outside of Canada
We’re here to help 24/7. Here are some handy tips to get ahold of us if you’re dealing with a medical emergency while travelling abroad.